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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Finals 2019

Date:August 26, 2019

The Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Finals were held in the Bishop Centre 22 August. Dedication, preparation and good sportsmanship


2019 Gala Concert | Friday 30 August

Date:August 5, 2019

No entry fee – all welcome.    


Junior School Variety Night 2019

Date:July 25, 2019

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Tickets now available for “Harry Potter & The Wizard of Oz” – 2019 Junior School Variety Night.


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships – Round 2 2019

Date:May 31, 2019

TAS Teams enjoyed excellent success in Round 2 of the FNQ Interschool Championships held on 28 May due to their


FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2019

Date:March 12, 2019

It was great to see 294 students competing in Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships last


Remembering Kara

Date:February 25, 2019

Today, we celebrated the life of much-loved teacher Miss Kara Pylypiuk.    The TAS Community is in mourning at the


Principal’s Blog – “Sausage Factory” Schooling Model

Date:September 16, 2019

I recently had a terrific conversation with a university academic about the schooling model in Australia. Her view was very


Principal’s Blog – Quality Educators

Date:August 29, 2019

As educators, we are continually looking at ways of improving the learning outcomes of the students in our schools. At


Learning, Believing, Achieving – The School’s Role in Developing Social and Resilient People

Date:June 24, 2019

I was fortunate enough to listen to a podcast recently of Bernard Salt who presented to the Independent Schools State


Principal’s Message – Trinity Day 2019

Date:June 17, 2019

For those who missed the Trinity Day message from Principal Paul Sjogren about the importance of the three pillars of


Principal’s Blog – Student Gain Analysis | NAPLAN

Date:June 5, 2019

NAPLAN Student Gain Analysis 2016 – 2018 data One way of measuring the quality of teaching and learning at a


TAS – Top 3% of Secondary Schools

Date:March 7, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, We were pleased to receive contact recently from the federal government’s Chair of the Standing Committee on


TAS News

FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Round 1, 2017.

Date: March 7, 2017    Posted by: Sue Wicks

Over 270 students competed in the first round of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships on the 2 March.  This is a new record for Term One.

The enjoyment, application and enthusiasm of our team was easily recognisable at the tournament.  We are proud of the good sportsmanship shown by our team members whether they win or lose.

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Highlights are listed below:

Primary A Grade (13 teams with 49 players)

Team Results

Second TAS WRJ Bosel: Jackson Bosel, Ethan Lewis, Marcus Carruthers and Andrew Robertson

Third TAS WRJ Lane: Angus Lane, William Bennetts, Vinuka Gamage and Kano Thomson

Individual Results

Second Place Jackson Bosel


Primary B Grade (20 teams with 74 players)

Team Results

Second TAS WRJ Chen: James Nguyen, Myuri Gopalapillai, Joanna Chen and Ruth Ecube

Third TAS WRJ Collard: Jack O’Neill, Fredy Collard, Georgia Clague and Isabella Bosel

Individual Results

First Place James Nguyen


Primary C Grade (14 Teams with 52 players)

Team Results

First Place TAS WRJ Swanston: Thomas Hayward, Rauri Swanston, Archie Reid and Matilda Hancock

Second Place TAS KBJ Galea: Rhys Stevens, Jon Galea, Gerrit Krynan and Valentina Oberdan

Individual Results

First Place Rhys Stevens

Fourth Place Thomas Hayward

Secondary Open (27 teams with 98 players)

Team Results

Fifth Place TAS Robertson: Lam Nguyen, Bea Ecube, Aiden Matthews and Matthew Roberstson

Individual Results

Fourth Place Paris Lam Nguyen



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